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Tabernacle or Folding Shrine

14th century
Ivory with traces of polychromy and metal mounts
Overall (opened): 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 in. (14 x 14 x 2.5 cm) closed: 5 1/2 x 2 5/16 x 1 1/4in. (14 x 5.8 x 3.1cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Edouard Larcade, Paris (by 1906)]; Georges Hoentschel, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Exposition d'art ancien. Lille: L. Danel, 1906. no. 228.

Pératé, André. Collections Georges Hoentschel: Ivoires, orfèvrerie religieuse, pierres. Vol. 2. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1911. no. 36, fig. XXIX.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume I, Text. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. p. 126 n. 1.

Koechlin, Raymond. Les Ivoires Gothiques Français: Volume II, Catalogue. Paris: Editions Auguste Picard, 1924. no. 139, p. 61.

Morey, C.R. "Italian Gothic Ivories." In Medieval Studies in Memory of A. Kingsley Porter, edited by Wilhelm R. W. Koehler. Vol. I. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1939. no. XVII, p. 193.

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